Found March 30, 2013 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Elijah Johnson may need a lot of time to get over this one.
Johnson played his final collegiate game Friday, and his mistakes in Kansas’ 87-85 overtime loss to Michigan will be remembered.
Johnson committed three fouls in the first half against the Wolverines and saw limited minutes. He was even called for a flagrant foul after punching a Michigan player in the groin (pictured) in the first few minutes of the game. The mistakes continued from there.
Johnson missed the first free throw on a one-and-one with his team up 76-73 and 13 seconds left. The miss allowed Michigan’s Trey Burke to make an incredible tying 3-pointer that sent the game to overtime.
Then, in overtime, Kansas was down by two and Johnson drove to the basket in the final seconds. Inexplicably, he passed up a layup and kicked outside to Naadir Thorpe who missed a difficult three to end the game.
“I thought he could get to the rim,” coach Bill Self said of Johnson’s last possession. “We set a little fake ball scree...
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Kansas senior guard Elijah Johnson caused a stir early in Friday's NCAA Tournament game against Michigan.
And no, it wasn't for spectacular play.
Rather, a pain-inducing one.
Johnson dropped Michigan freshman forward Mitch McGary with a shot to the crotch minutes into the Sweet 16 action.
For the blow, Johnson was tagged with a flagrant foul. He also earned himself a...
I think the only thing under debate is whether Kansas’ Elijah Johnson tried to punch or grab Michigan’s Mitch McGary privates? Johnson was called for a flagrant foul.
The play happened in the opening minutes of the Michigan/Kansas matchup in the Sweet 16. The winner will advance to the Elite 8 and take on the winner of the highly anticipated Florida Gulf Coast vs Florida...
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Kansas appeared to be taking all measures to stop Mitch McGary on Friday night, and the Jayhawks still couldn’t contain the big Michigan forward.
Early in the Michigan-Kansas matchup, Jayhawks guard Elijah Johnson hit McGary below the belt as the Wolverine was setting a pick. McGary called it “blatant” after the game, and a technical foul was called on Johnson.
McGary led the...
Michigan's Mitch McGary took a cheap shot to the family jewels, courtesy of Kansas' Elijah Johnson during their Sweet 16 battle.
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When March Madness rolls around, fans usually take the tough losses the hardest. They especially take losses hard when their favorite team blows a big lead, goes into overtime and gets smoked from their.
The Kansas Jayhawks lost to Michigan in a classic game on Friday night, after star guard hit a three from the parking lot to send the game to overtime.
The Jayhawks were prevented...
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There are some losses that can leave some speechless and searching for answers as to why and for the Kansas Jayhawks, this is one that will linger, one that is still hard to fathom.
Kansas lost to the Michigan Wolverines in the Sweet 16. One radio caller takes it pretty hard, and actually starts crying on-air.
NORMAN, Okla. — Jonathan Gray was Jonathan Gray, Matt Oberste officially set the OU program record 28-game hitting streak and the Sooners cruised to a 12-1 series opener victory over the Kansas Jayhawks en route to earning their first ever 4-0 Big 12 start Thursday evening at L. Dale Mitchell Park.